Biology Takes Form: Animal Morphology and the German Universities, 1800-1900

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Morphology the study of form is often regarded as a failed science that made only limited contributions to our understanding of the living world. Challenging this view, Lynn Nyhart argues that morphology was integral to the life sciences of the nineteenth century. Biology Takes Form traces the development of morphological research in German universities and illuminates significant institutional and intellectual changes in nineteenth-century German biology. Although there were neither professors of morphology nor a ...

Biology Takes Form: Animal Morphology and the German Universities, 1800-1900 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226610887

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Biology Takes Form: Animal Morphology and the German Universities, 1800-1900 1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226610863

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